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My theme uses the following in functions.php

require_once get_template_directory() . '/includes/admin-options.php';

I want to override this with my own version of the admin-options.php file, which I have stored in my Child Theme directory.

As per Codex instructions on Referencing / Including Files in Your Child Theme I've tried adding the following line in my Child Theme functions.php file

require_once( get_stylesheet_directory() . '/admin-options.php' );

both with and without commenting out the require_once line in the theme functions.php file.

Neither way works - the site won't load at all.

Echoing the line in my Child Theme functions.php gives the correct path for the admin-options.php file I want to include:

echo ( get_stylesheet_directory() . '/admin-options.php');

returns wp-content/themes/onetone-child/admin-options.php

What am I missing?

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I think that in wordpress you can't override a file of functions of a parent theme, the only thing that can do is to make an override of the functions of this file in your functions.php of your child theme.

if ( ! function_exists ( 'my_function' ) ) {
    function my_function() {
        // Contents of your function here.
    }
}

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